Medal consists of a Maltese cross-shaped lancet of oxidized finished bronze with laurel wreath circling center inscription. On each arm of cross is different inscription. Medal reverse bears center inscription. Medal is suspended from green silk ribbon with red center stripe with sliding bronze bar. No affixing pin. 82.4.24A: Box is of cardboard with textured, black-green paper covering, lined with synthetic ivory silk and cream colored cotton flannel. Medal has brass tension closure snap. Gilt lettering in box center. 82.4.24B: Service ribbon is of same material as medal ribbon, but is sewn to bronze bar similar to medal ribbon bar, but with two simple affixing pins.